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Yekaterina Satanina
3D Artist


Looking for an awesome team to which I can offer my technical skills and artistic eye.


3D: Modeling, set dressing, shading, lighting, animation.
Software: Maya, AfterEffects, Blender, Houdini, Photoshop, ZBrush, Nuke.
Rendering: Mental Ray, Renderman, Blender Cycles.
Art: Storyboarding, oil/watercolor painting, concept art, figure drawing.
Scripting/platforms: Python, HMTL5, CSS; Windows/Linux/Mac OS


Rochester Institute of Technology (Graduated May 2015)
BFA, Film and Animation. Computer Science Minor. GPA: 3.94


Technical Apprentice (August-September 2015), Whiskytree:
Modeling and texturing props and environments.

3D Graphics Artist (2013-2015), RIT Production Services:
Modeling, shading, animating 3D graphics and compositing for videos produced for the institute. Working with directors to deliver animation and graphics to fit the clients’ needs. Supervising junior artists.

PUP TD Intern (summer 2014), Pixar Animation Studios:
Learning Pixar’s technical direction pipeline, working on fast-paced projects to demonstrate ability in various 3D disciplines, receiving mentorship from Pixar technical artists.

Render Wrangler (2011-2015), RIT College of Imaging Arts and Sciences:
Monitoring and troubleshooting the render farm, helping students use the farm.

Freelance Animator (2014), Electronic Field Productions:
Animating an advertisement/infographic for a non-for profit organization, The Center for Youth.


Fundraising Lead (2012-2014), RIT CIAS Honors:
Coordinating events and managing a team of volunteers to raise money for leadership trips and other activities.

Lead Mentor (2014) and Orientation Mentor (2012-2013), RIT Honors Program:
Assisting at orientation for Honors incoming freshmen, scheduling orientation activities, hosting a leadership workshop.

Community Service Director (2012-2013), RIT Art House:
Working with organizations on campus and in the community to do projects, managing a team of 40+ volunteers.


RIT Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society (2015)
RIT Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar (2014)
RIT School of Film & Animation Honors Show (2012 and 2013)


Fran Kalal: Technical Director at Pixar Animation Studios
Mark Sniffen: Graphics Producer/Editor at RIT Production Services
Atia Quadri: Professor at RIT School of Film & Animation
Mark Fragale: Assistant Director at RIT Production Services
Contact information upon request.